Impact on Rural Communities (16) | 1980s Farm Crisis

Impact on Rural Communities (16) | 1980s Farm Crisis
Impact on Rural Communities (16) | 1980s Farm Crisis
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The farm crisis affects more than farmers as it spreads to small town communities, rural businesses, and even cities where agricultural machinery plants are located. This segment is part of the documentary The Farm Crisis, which examines the tragic circumstances faced by farmers for most of the 1980s, when thousands were forced into bankruptcy, land values dropped by one-third nationally, and sky-high interest rates turned successes into failures seemingly overnight.

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